GALLERY | Valencia MotoGP Test 2018

Oliveira, Valencia MotoGP tests, November 2018
The curtain may have only just fallen on the 2018 MotoGP season, but all eyes are now on 2019. 

The Circuit Ricardo Tormo played host to the annual post-Valencia test, with many of us waiting patiently to see the first glimpse of our favourite riders in their new liveries. Here’s some of the best shots from the test. 
Lorenzo Honda, Valencia MotoGP tests, November 2018

📸: Jorge Lorenzo making his much anticipated Repsol Honda debut.


Zarco, Rossi, Valencia MotoGP tests, November 2018

📸: Johann Zarco getting his first taste of his new KTM machine, under the watchful eyes of Valentino Rossi.


Morbidelli Yamaha, Valencia MotoGP tests, November 2018

📸: 2018 rookie of the year, Franco Morbidelli, debuting for the new Petronas Yamaha Sepang Racing Team.


Mir Suzuki, Valencia MotoGP tests, November 2018

📸: Joan Mir tries out his new GSX-RR for size. 


Iannone Aprilia, Valencia MotoGP tests, November 2018

📸: Iannone and Aprilia putting in the miles.


Petrucci, Valencia MotoGP tests, November 2018

📸: Petrucci in his new colours for 2019. 


Quartararo, Valencia MotoGP tests, November 2018

📸: Fabio Quartararo making his premier class debut aboard the YZR-M1.


Bradley Smith Aprillia

📸: Bradley Smith kicking off his new Aprilia testing role.


Tito Rabat is back 2019

📸: Tito Rabat returned from injury to complete his first laps on the Desmosedici GP18.


Vinales Test bike 2019

📸: The man to catch! Maverick leads the way.


Jack Miller Ducati 2019

📸: Next stop Jerez... 


Valencia MotoGP test times  - Day 1

1 Maverick Vinales Yamaha 1m31.416s
2 Marc Marquez Honda 0.302s
3 Valentino Rossi Yamaha 0.429s
4 Andrea Dovizioso Ducati 0.430s
5 Stefan Bradl Honda 0.599s
6 Franco Morbidelli Yamaha 0.669s
7 Aleix Espargaro Aprilia 0.679s
8 Danilo Petrucci Ducati 0.684s
9 Pol Espargaro KTM 0.763s
10 Michele Pirro Ducati 0.804s
11 Francesco Bagnaia Ducati 0.980s
12 Alex Rins Suzuki 0.986s
13 Takaaki Nakagami Honda 1.123s
14 Jack Miller Ducati 1.139s
15 Joan Mir Suzuki 1.371s
16 Tito Rabat Ducati 1.418s
17 Johann Zarco KTM 1.419s
18 Jorge Lorenzo Honda 1.543s
19 Andrea Iannone Aprilia 1.875s
20 Karel Abraham Ducati 1.885s
21 Bradley Smith Aprilia 2.293s
22 Jonas Folger Yamaha 2.394s
23 Fabio Quartararo Yamaha 2.434s
24 Hafizh Syahrin KTM 2.817s
25 Miguel Oliveira KTM 3.702s


Valencia MotoGP test times  - Day 2 

1 Maverick Vinales 1m30.757s
2 Andrea Dovizioso 1m30.890s
3 Marc Marquez 1m30.911s
4 Jack Miller 1m30.939s
5 Danilo Petrucci 1m30.959s
6 Franco Morbidelli 1m30.974s
7 Alex Rins 1m31.254s
8 Takaaki Nakagami 1m31.304s
9 Valentino Rossi 1m31.371s
10 Aleix Espargaro 1m31.400s
11 Francesco Bagnaia 1m31.405s
12 Jorge Lorenzo 1m31.584s
13 Pol Espargaro 1m31.628s
14 Joan Mir 1m31.714s
15 Tito Rabat 1m31.940s
16 Fabio Quartararo 1m32.091s
17 Andrea Iannone 1m32.124s
18 Jonas Folger 1m32.265s
19 Michele Pirro 1m32.376s
20 Johann Zarco 1m32.509s
21 Karel Abraham 1m32.906s
22 Hafizh Syahrin 1m33.008s
23 Bradley Smith 1m33.028s
24 Miguel Oliveira 1m33.798s

Photo Credit: Gold and Goose Photography



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